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Dec 9, 2013 9:00pm EST
where they're taking away the taxes from our system. impact aid is absolutely necessary. that will stop on december 31. the things that won't stop right then, but will be a major i'll mention two. to questions.pond any major projects under construction will have to stop work. example on the floor that contains -- the bill contains 136 million to continue replacement of the center of u.s. stradcome in the air force base nebraska. if this is not authorized, the work will have to stop. halfway ave to stop through. you take this, if we're not able to pass the bill, it will have to stop. 4,300 both g about of theers out of work. wasting not be millions, but billions of dollars if we don't do this. lot a good bill, contains a of provisions. both of the previous speakers -- speakers have articulated and a bill -- the only way we're going have a bill is to go ahead and do it this way. and i commend the -- the -- talking about the big four. we're the ones that we can go to today who spent a lot of time going over all of this. we have a good product. we're going to try to do our passed.get i
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
. they come to the united states to become productive tax paying members of our society. and like the other immigrant groups, immigrants are dealing with the back logged immigration processing, families being ripped apart, falling out of status because they were eeked out. racial and status discrimination, felony laws that prohibit judicial review, deportation processes that violate human rights and prohibitive student visa programs limited access to work permits and much, much more. mr. speaker, it is imperative for us to acknowledge the fact that many immigrants arrive on our shores during a time in their lives when they are most productive. the most productive years in their lives. bringing them to the floor would deny us as a nation the opportunity to access their talent, their skill and abilities in the prime of their lives. additionally, it was important for us to note that african-americans, those descendants of the transatlantic slave trade that i call long time stakeholders of this nation have been affected by our broken immigration system as well. working class americans are
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